Author: Gabe Kaplan

10+ Things to Consider When Renting Out Your Property on Airbnb

You may be contemplating a move toward putting up your property for rent on the popular lodging site Airbnb. But you may not know how to begin or how realistic it might be to offer your home as place for strangers to live on a short-term basis. Airbnb hosts take on some pretty big responsibilities when they decide to allow people they’ve never met before to live in their home, condo, or apartment and that’s why you need to stop and think before you create a listing. These are ten + essential considerations you need to ponder first as...

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7 Tips to Help Sell Your Home Fast

Selling your house shouldn’t have to be a long, drawn out affair. In fact, the quicker you sell the more likely you are to get the price you’re seeking. Homes that stay on the market, unsold, for an extended period of time are usually tougher to move. But while it’s important to sell fast you don’t want the sale affected by poor planning. That’s why it’s critical to enter the market smart, putting your best foot forward when it comes to prepping the home to sell. So before you get started, it’s good to have a properly prepared strategy...

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The Ins and Outs of Tax Harvesting

The stock market throughout its history has proven to be a successful way of making money for millions of people. It is easy to understand the appeal for this fact alone. Showing its value economically, allowing ordinary people to own a piece of a major company. Like with every investment there are pros and cons aside from the risk of loss. The way we deal with these risks is by educating ourselves, learning the process of investing.  One of most used tools in investing today is Tax Harvesting. What does tax harvesting mean? Tax Harvesting is the process of...

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Is It Smart To Pay Off My Existing Mortgage?

Buying and owning a home is one of the most rewarding experiences as an adult. This life feat can be amplified once an individual has reached a financial staple to pay off the entire mortgage. For some, this may take years, and for others, it may happen a bit sooner. Given the historically low-interest rates, many financial advisors would advise against paying off an existing mortgage due to the better economic opportunities through investing your money. To better understand what direction you should take with your mortgage, it’s important to break it all down and understand the underlying risks...

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